holiday donations http://michiganradio.org en This year, donate to Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign via text message http://michiganradio.org/post/year-donate-salvation-armys-red-kettle-campaign-text-message <p>The Salvation Army’s red kettle campaign is underway.</p><p>“The red kettle in a sense is really a piece of Americana.” Major Robert Thompson is the divisional commander for Wisconsin and Northern Michigan. Bell ringers have been braving the frigid temperatures in front of stores for nearly a century. But over the past few years a problem has been emerging. “The red kettles are certainly low-tech and as society changes, fewer and fewer people are using cash,” Thompson said, “They don’t have that dollar or change in their pocket.”</p> Mon, 29 Nov 2010 00:32:34 +0000 Lindsey Smith 384 at http://michiganradio.org This year, donate to Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign via text message